Adding Widgets

Stephen P. Molnar s.molnar at
Sat Nov 21 20:17:12 GMT 2009

On 11/21/2009 03:06 PM, James Tyrer wrote:
> Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
>> KDE 4.3.1/OpenSuSE 11.2.
>> How does one go about adding non-KDE widgets to the task bar, as was the
>> case in kde 3.x?
> We have a semantics problem here.  KDE-3 had a TaskBar which is now 
> called the TaskManager.  But, you can't add widgets to it.  I presume 
> that you are using 'task bar' as it is used for MS-Windows.  IIUC, it 
> means Panel.  If there is a 'desktop' file for the applet (widget) you 
> should be able to simply drag that 'desktop' to the Panel after you 
> "Unlock Widgets".
Yoiu're correct, as far as a semantics problem is concerned.

The question becomes one of how do I add an applet to the desktop?

Your help is much appreciated.
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